Persephone's Bees to Join The New Cars on Road Rage Winter Tour


Oakland, California-based Persephone's Bees have been selected to support The New Cars on their upcoming Road Rage Winter Tour. The tour begins November 1st in Elmira, NY and wraps up on December 17th at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA (full itinerary listed below).

Persephone's Bees is: Angelina Moysov (vocals, keyboards, bass); Tom Ayres (guitar, vocals); Paul Bertolino (drums, vocals); and Mike Farrell (bass, vocals).

Singer/songwriter Moysov grew up in Russia influenced by a wide range of music and literature. Moving to America in the mid-1990s, she met guitarist Tom Ayres, who was immediately drawn to her strong melodies, poetic lyrics and striking songwriting. Finding sympathetic musicians and dubbing themselves Persephone's Bees (after the classical Greek Queen of the Underworld and her natural minions), the group released its first self-produced album, City Of Love, a nominee for Best Debut Album at the 2002 California Music Awards. The word-of-mouth buzz generated by Persephone's Bees' live shows earned the group the 2001 San Francisco Weekly Award for Best Pop Band. In 2006 they released the critically acclaimed Notes From The Underworld on Columbia Records. Persephone's Bees has appeared on bills with Cake, BRMC, Jonathan Richman, IMA Robot and many others. Their hit songs "Nice Day" and "City of Love" have been licensed for use by Cingular, Wal-Mart, Hilton Hotels, Nissan and new clothing store Martin and Osa, as well as TV shows such as Grey's Anatomy and Men In Trees.

  **** -- Alternative Press

  *** -- Blender Magazine

Persephone's Bees score with their groove-laden, hook-filled debut. It's one of 2006's best surprises so far. - Paste Magazine

Persephone's Bees' penchant for crafting the perfect pop song ... is going to render its mouthful of a name more commonly heard in months to come. - Austin American Statesman


   11.01.06  Elmira, NY          Clemens Center
   11.02.06  Reading, PA         Sovereign Performing Arts Center
   11.04.06  New York, NY        Nokia Theatre Times Square
   11.05.06  Norfolk, VA         The NorVa
   11.07.06  Annapolis, MD       Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
   11.08.06  Red Bank, NJ        Count Basie Theatre
   11.10.06  Jim Thorpe, PA      Penn's Peak
   11.12.06  Peekskill, NY       Paramount Center for the Arts
   11.13.06  Buffalo, NY         SUNY / Buffalo - Center for the Arts
   11.15.06  Verona, NY          Turning Stone Casino
   11.17.06  Mashantucket, CT    Foxwoods Resort Casino - Fox Theatre
   11.19.06  Portland, ME        Merrill Auditorium
   11.21.06  Cleveland, OH       House of Blues
   11.22.06  Detroit, MI         State Theatre
   11.24.06  Clear Lake, IA      The Surf Ballroom
   11.25.06  Milwaukee, WI       Riverside Theatre
   11.26.06  Chicago, IL         House of Blues
   12.01.06  Boulder, CO         Boulder Theatre
   12.05.06  Los Angeles, CA     House of Blues
   12.10.06  San Francisco, CA   The Fillmore
   12.12.06  Santa Rosa, CA      Wells Fargo Center of the Arts
   12.14.06  Ventura, CA         Ventura Theatre
   12.16.06  Las Vegas, NV       House of Blues
   12.17.06  Anaheim, CA         House of Blues

SOURCE: Columbia Records

CONTACT: Sandee Gardner of Columbia Records Media, +1-310-449-2902,

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